Lay Apostolate Formation and Religious Emblem Counselor Training

The training will be broken into two parts: 

  • Part I: Forms leaders on the topic of scouting as youth ministry through Lay Apostolate Formation.  Lay apostolate formation is the process by which Catholic Scouters create greater awareness of our role to "seek the kingdom of God by engaging in temporal affairs and by ordering them according to the plan of God."
  • Part II: Forms leaders on the various Catholic religious emblems and activities; a certification is received upon completion.  Receive Diocese-mandated training to lead an Ad Altare Dei, Pope Pius XII, Marian, Spirit Alive or any religious emblem/faith award program designed for students in middle thru high school. Additional faith formation activities for Venture Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts as sponsored by the National Catholic Committee on Scouting, including Footsteps of the American Saints, the Rosary and Marian activities, and the Saint George Trek at Philmont. 

 

Registration fee includes all materials and lunch.  The training will be held from 9:30 am -- 3:30 p.m.  

Addtional information regarding the location will be sent prior to the class.  Should you have any quesitons, please email dccs-training@austindiocese.org or call 512-949-2464.

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